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NAACP attorney and Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first Black to serve on the Supreme Court, is born in 1908 in Baltimore.

Today in Black America - October 25

POSTED: October 25, 2017, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: The “Million Woman March” takes place in Philadelphia in 1997, drawing women from across the country.

The New York Times


Sheriff's Spokesman: 2 Killed on Grambling State Campus

4 Republicans Sound an Alarm on Trump. Will Others Follow?

Jeff Flake, a Fierce Trump Critic, Will Not Seek Re-election

Trump and Corker Get Personal as Feud Escalates Over Taxes

Fallen Soldier Wanted to Come Home to See His Children

Tax Cuts Are the Glue Holding a Fractured Republican Party Together

Senate Approves $36.5 Billion Aid Package as Hurricane Costs Mount

Some Puerto Rico Schools Reopen, Making Do Without Power

U.S. Must Let Undocumented Teenager Get an Abortion, Appeals Court Says

Clinton Campaign and Democratic Party Helped Pay for Russia Trump Dossier


Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Have Legalized Certain Pocketknives

De Blasio Says City Will Hit Affordable-Housing Goal 2 Years Early

New Jersey Teacher Who Told Students to ‘Speak American’ Returns to School

Even at Trial, Influence of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief Is Felt

South Asians in New Jersey are Flexing Their Political Muscle

Millions spent on Philly anti-violence programs - but on what?

New office to oversee Philly's $60M violence-prevention effort

Former Philly DA Seth Williams gets 5 years in prison for bribery, corruption

Baer: Sens. Scott Wagner (R.) and Tony Williams (D.) talk Philly unions and race

The Detroit Free Press

Flint council approves short-term deal for drinking water

5 Clio teens held with no bond on Murder 2 in I-75 rock-throwing that killed passenger

Mayor Mike Duggan, Sen. Coleman Young II to square off at debate Wednesday

Detroit entrepreneur donates 500 pairs of shoes to students at Drew Transition Center

The Star-Ledger

'Speak American' teacher back in classroom after school-wide apology

2 N.J. men whose murder convictions were tossed granted $20K bail

White supremacist group posts recruiting fliers across Rutgers campuses

This N.J. Republican is now balking at plan to kill your property tax break

Who will you vote for in the N.J. governor's race?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Federal judge to Cleveland: Come to court and explain failure to address citizen complaints against police

Charges dropped against protesters arrested after flag burning at 2016 Republican National Convention

State stalls on killing two "poor" charter school sponsors - the Cincinnati and Newark districts

Updated 2017 Cuyahoga County infant mortality data shows potential decline in deaths, widening racial gap

Petitioners, frustrated with city government, hope to enact term limits on Cleveland mayor, City Council

Tuskegee Airman to speak at Cuyahoga Community College for Veterans Day program

The Chicago Tribune

FBI in touch with Des Plaines cops over alleged Facebook lynching threat against congresswoman

How the high cost of Lake Michigan water is punishing the Chicago area’s poorest residents

Find your town: Water rates, loss and age of pipes for more than 160 places

FBI: Evidence shows Newtown shooter had sex interest in kids

DCFS vows change to program that saw surge of child deaths

The Los Angeles Times

Robert Guillaume, Emmy-winning actor in 'Soap' and 'Benson,' dies at 89

In stunning rebuke of Trump, two GOP senators accuse him of undermining American values

'Phones are blowing up' in Arizona as Sen. Jeff Flake announces departure, roiling already complicated Senate race

Senate votes to kill new rule allowing class-action lawsuits against banks after Pence casts deciding vote

Democrats running for governor face off in San Francisco over healthcare, charter schools

The Washington Post

Student, visitor killed in shooting at Grambling State University

‘Insulting African American Gold Star widows has a history’

‘Dangerous,’ ‘utterly untruthful’: Retiring GOP senators sound alarm on Trump

The Fix: Flake thinks Trumpism is a ‘fever’ that will break. Don’t be so sure.

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

The Fix: We now know who helped pay for the Trump dossier. Here’s what that means.

Sens. Bill Cassidy and Chris Murphy discuss health care and the future of Medicare

Maryland development under fire after selling homes only to Muslims

Perspective: Dear Mr. President: Don’t make military deaths about you

Virginia Democratic mailer links Gillespie to white nationalists in Charlottesville

Mailers against Virginia Latina candidates have both parties alleging racial insensitivity

New schools and classroom additions planned for fast-growing Md. school system

USA Today

Bob Corker, Jeff Flake throw the GOP some spine

NAACP warns African Americans about traveling on American Airlines

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